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Release of the Report of the External Review Authority on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the CAF

April 29, 2015

OTTAWA – General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, will release the Report of the External Review Authority on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) during a news conference on April 30, 2015.

Media will have the opportunity to read the report under embargo, on location, before the news conference.

Lock-Up

When: April 30, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Eastern)

Where: VIP Room, 2 South Tower
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

News Conference

When: April 30, 2015, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Eastern)

Where: Conference Room D, 2 North Tower
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Participants list (subject to change):

  • General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff
  • Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West, Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer
  • Mme Marie Deschamps, former Supreme Court Justice and External Review Authority on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment
  • Major-General Chris Whitecross, Commander, CAF Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct

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Notes to media:

Lock-Up: Media representatives are asked to arrive no later than 11 a.m. for the lock-up. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate. Media are asked to register for the lock-up by contacting Capt Jean-François Lambert at jean-francois.lambert@forces.gc.ca or at 613-796-7103. Further instructions for the lock-up will be provided upon registration.

News Conference: Media crews are asked to arrive at 12 p.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate. Please note there is limited parking space for satellite trucks available.

Media may also join the news conference by telephone by registering with the Department of National Defence Media Relations Office at 613-996-2353. The phone numbers for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.

Media inquiries

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca

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